Proverbs and Quotes For This Week.

Proverbs and Quotes For This Week.

Hello My Beautiful Ayabas! Here are some beautiful African Proverbs and Quotes for you to enjoy this week!

"I am not African because I was born in Africa but because Africa was born in me." By Kwame Nkrumah (Former President of Ghana)

"Only a fool tests the depth of water with both feet."
Meaning: It is not wise to jump into a situation before thinking about it.

"He that beats the drum for the mad man to dance is no better than the mad man himself."
Meaning: You are who surrounded yourself with the majority of the time.
Be careful who you support and who you allow in your personal circles.

"The enemies of a people are those who keep them in ignorance."
By Thomas Sankara (Former President of Burkina Faso)

"Where you will sit when you are old shows where you stood in youth."
Meaning: You reap what you sow

"Only you can turn your Knowledge into a beautiful garden."
Meaning: If it isn’t cultivated, you can’t harvest it.

"Rain beats the leopards skin but it does not wash out the spots".
Meaning: No matter how hard you try, you cannot change another person’s character.

"Do not call the forest that shelters you a jungle."
Meaning: Do not disrespect or insult someone who shares your burdens and responsibilities or who takes care of you.

"It is in your hands, to make a better world for all who live in it."
By Nelson Mandela (Former President of South Africa)

"When you carry your own water you will value every drop"
Meaning: You must always embodies a mindset of gratitude.

"When elephants fight it's the grass that gets hurt"
Meaning: When powerful forces go to war, it's their people who are hurt.
Those who never asked for the conflict in the first place are caught, and killed, in the crossfire.

"Girls are the future mothers of our society, and it is important that we focus on their well-being."
Miriam Makeba {Famous South African Singer)

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